Maj William Henry Williamson

Maj William Henry Williamson

Birth
Greenville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Death 16 Mar 1887 (aged 58)
Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 11865210 · View Source
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Entered the 7th Tennessee Infantry, which was organized at Camp Trousdale. The unit moved in May and July 1861 to Staunton, Virginia. For a time the outfit served under Stonewall Jackson. He was in many engagements throughout the war, among them Gettysburg, Seven Pines, Cold Harbor, the Siege of Petersburg and at Appommatox Court House.

He was the Captain of Company H. He received a wound at Gaines Mill, but returned to the field and was promoted to major in 1863.

Married Martha "Mattie" (Ready) Gordon, the widow of General John Hunt Morgan in 1876,

Children:

William Henry married Mary Ready Weaver
Martha Ready married Winstead Paine Bone
Charles ready married Mary Owen Campbell
Alice Martin married Amzi Weddell Hooker
Nannie died at age 2



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  • Maintained by: charlott jones
  • Originally Created by: Stonewall
  • Added: 2 Oct 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 11865210
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maj William Henry Williamson (29 Oct 1828–16 Mar 1887), Find a Grave Memorial no. 11865210, citing Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by charlott jones (contributor 47003358) .